Real Estate Market Report for
Cardston, AB

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $285,000
  • Monthly growth 7.54 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 3.40%
Apartment
  • Median price $339,250
  • Monthly growth 0.07 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.15%
Cardston Home Price

Can you afford to buy here? If you like, we can get one of our mortgage experts to tell you exactly how much you can borrow, which is the best mortgage for you or how much they could save you right now if you have an existing mortgage. Click here to get help choosing the best mortgage rate

Want a cheaply priced house? Then at $285,000 this month, Cardston, Alberta is a possibility for you price wise.

Across Canada the most common number of bedroom property being listed has 3 bedrooms, in Aug this neighbourhood’s most common listing has properties with fewer bedrooms.

There are 339 neighbourhoods that have more properties on sale than Cardston at the moment in Alberta which puts the neighbourhood in the top 20% when looking at the number of properties to choose from.

Alberta has hundreds of possible neighbourhoods for you to invest in and there is lots of data to sift through to help you narrow your search down.

Stock on the market can be an important leading indicator of whether market pressure will be on prices to rise or fall – in Cardston there is less stock than three months ago. This would indicate home price pressure increasing as housing stock availability drops.

Cardston was Canada’s 138th most expensive suburb by listed median house price this month.

While the median for Alberta is $259,000 , which means that Cardston’s median price is $339,250 considerably better than the rest of the province.

In province, the most common property on the listings this month has 2 bedrooms, in this neighbourhood it’s 4.

Alberta has the fourth most amount of properties available to property investors, with Cardston having 80th most in the province, out of a total of 99.

There are a number of important pieces of research you should do before deciding where to buy an investment property – this data for Cardston will hopefully provide an indicator to help you where to research in-depth

Over the last three months in Cardston, housing stock available seems to be staying constant – this could mean that homes values might not be hugely affected by supply constraints.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
2 bedrooms $125,000
3 bedrooms $204,500
4 bedrooms $270,000 $339,250
5 bedrooms $295,000
6 bedrooms $339,900
Demographics
  • Population in 20113580
  • Population in 20063452
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)3.7
  • Total private dwellings1322
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents1208
  • Population density per square kilometre414.1
  • Land area (square km)8.64
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 3580
    0 to 4 years 275
    5 to 9 years 300
    10 to 14 years 290
    15 to 19 years 300
    15 years 60
    16 years 75
    17 years 70
    18 years 50
    19 years 45
    20 to 24 years 175
    25 to 29 years 155
    30 to 34 years 190
    35 to 39 years 180
    40 to 44 years 165
    45 to 49 years 165
    50 to 54 years 200
    55 to 59 years 200
    60 to 64 years 200
    65 to 69 years 175
    70 to 74 years 175
    75 to 79 years 140
    80 to 84 years 145
    85 years and over 165
    Median age of the population 38.4
    % of the population aged 15 and over 75.9
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 2720
    Married or living with a common-law partner 1715
    Married (and not separated) 1635
    Living common-law 80
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1000
    Single (never legally married) 575
    Separated 40
    Divorced 150
    Widowed 230
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 960
    Size of census family: 2 persons 485
    Size of census family: 3 persons 145
    Size of census family: 4 persons 110
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 215
    Total number of census families in private households 955
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 835
    Married couples 790
    Without children at home 390
    With children at home 405
    1 child 115
    2 children 90
    3 or more children 200
    Common-law couples 40
    Without children at home 15
    With children at home 25
    1 child 10
    2 children 15
    3 or more children 5
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 120
    Female parent 105
    1 child 65
    2 children 20
    3 or more children 15
    Male parent 15
    1 child 15
    2 children 5
    3 or more children 5
    Total children in census families in private households 1305
    Under six years of age 340
    6 to 14 years 510
    15 to 17 years 200
    18 to 24 years 195
    25 years and over 70
    Average number of children at home per census family 1.4
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 3455
    Number of persons not in census families 365
    Living with relatives 60
    Living with non-relatives only 40
    Living alone 265
    Number of census family persons 3095
    Average number of persons per census family 3.2
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 690
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 185
    Living with relatives 5
    Living with non-relatives only 5
    Living alone 175
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 505
    Total number of private households by household type 1205
    Census-family households 925
    One-family-only households 855
    Couple-family households 755
    Without children 370
    With children 390
    Lone-parent-family households 100
    Other family households 70
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 40
    Couple-family households 30
    Without children 10
    With children 15
    Lone-parent-family households 15
    Two-or-more-family households 30
    Non-census-family households 285
    One-person households 265
    Two-or-more-person households 15
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 1205
    Single-detached house 1050
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 25
    Other dwelling 135
    Semi-detached house 40
    Row house 40
    Apartment, duplex 0
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 55
    Other single-attached house 0
    Total number of private households by household size 1210
    1 person 265
    2 persons 445
    3 persons 135
    4 persons 120
    5 persons 120
    6 or more persons 120
    Number of persons in private households 3460
    Average number of persons in private households 2.9
Census 2011

Get help choosing the best mortgage rate

Just fill in a few details, and we'll arrange for a Mortgage adviser to help you find the best mortgage for your needs

  • How soon do you want a mortgage?
  • Name
  • Where do you live?
  • Phone number
  • E-mail address

Poll

Have your investment plans changed for 2017?